A story of family, religion, hatred, oil and madness, focusing on a turn-of-the-century prospector in the early days of the business.
Christy Brown, born with cerebral palsy, learns to paint and write with his only controllable limb - his left foot.
An ambitious Asian Briton and his white lover strive for success and hope, when they open up a glamorous laundromat.
In 1968, a Czech doctor with an active sex life meets a woman who wants monogamy, and then the Soviet invasion further disrupts their lives.
Set in 1950's London, Reynolds Woodcock is a renowned dressmaker whose fastidious life is disrupted by a young, strong-willed woman, Alma, who becomes his muse and lover.
As the Civil War continues to rage, America's president struggles with continuing carnage on the battlefield as he fights with many inside his own cabinet on the decision to emancipate the slaves.